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Sometimes, all you want is to get back to nature and from the moment you turn onto the quiet country lane that leads to ‘Woodbrook’ you know you are somewhere very special indeed. Constructed to exacting standards by highly regarded local house builder ‘A E Marsden & Sons’ this elegant, warm and welcoming, detached family home rests in a fabulous position, surrounded by farmland and set amongst two and a half acres of stunning formal gardens (a further 2.2 acres is available by separate negotiation). The property’s prime location not only provides a picturesque rural backdrop, it also ensures easy access to the all major routes and its peaceful position offers the perfect base from which to enjoy everything the beautiful and varied county of Lancashire has to offer. The home is a symphony of tasteful design, with breathtaking living spaces extending to over 6100 square feet to include eight gorgeous reception rooms, six well proportioned bedrooms, and 6 immaculate bathrooms. The property is filled with natural light and just perfect for everyday family living with wonderful spaces for entertaining and a flexible floor plan that would lend itself very easily to co-dependent living. Accommodation highlights include a grand reception hallway, a good sized main lounge with attractive fireplace and patio doors out onto a rear terrace, a formal dining room with feature fireplace, cosy sitting room, a 23’ games room with fireplace, dual aspects and enough space for a full size snooker table. The large family dining kitchen affords a plethora of quality fitted units with extensive workspace, built in appliances, loads of room to dine and patio doors that lead out to the side terrace and patio area. Just off the kitchen is a fully plumbed utility room, and just off the hallway is a handy two piece cloaks/WC. Also on the ground floor there is a library, a music room, playroom, and a 16 x 16 study/home office with its own external access, these areas combine to provide an ideal space for an annex which would suit a dependent relative. On the first floor, a lovely big gallery landing area gives way to six very well proportioned double bedrooms with four en-suites (with a four piece to the master bedroom and 3 with baths) and a stylish four piece family bathroom that includes a modern suite in classic white with a feature stand alone bath. Externally the grounds surround the house and to the front of the property there is gated access to a cobbled forecourt with extensive driveway parking and a detached double garage, the attached store room combines to give a total of 532 square feet with the addition of loft space providing a further 341 square feet and accessed by an external brick and stone staircase. The almost park-like rear gardens are simply breathtaking, a theatrical stage of beautiful flora, perfectly manicured lawns, mature trees, planting and large garden pond all set against the wide, open sky and rolling fields of Lancashire’s idyllic countryside. The numerous paved seating and patio areas include Victorian lantern lighting, raised flower beds and a ‘Breeze House’ by the pond which has dining space for at least 6 people - a wonderful space to enjoy countless barbeques and alfresco dining whilst taking advantage of the gardens private and tranquil surroundings and its sunny Southerly aspects. The exterior also benefits from having a large brick built storage shed incorporating an external log store and coal bunker. Further land including woodland and a paddock totalling just over two acres is available separately. The area is noted for its quality of life, with Mawdesley remaining one of the most sought after rural villages in the region. The village retains an old world charm and is just perfect for the horse enthusiast with the area having a strong equestrian heritage. The home is also perfect for the commuter with easy access to the motorway (around five miles to the M6) and railway network with Liverpool, Manchester, Preston and Wigan all accessible. There are also a number of excellent local schools on hand at both primary and secondary levels. Other benefits of this outstanding home include mains gas central heating, monitored security system, and full double glazing.